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A CTA train. (CBS)

‘Major Delays’ For CTA Trains On Several Lines

L trains traveling to and from the Loop were experiencing “major” delays Wednesday morning due to signal problems, according to an alert from the Chicago Transit Authority.

01/16/2013

A 4-11 alarm was called for the fire in the 2400 block of West 21st Place about 1:45 p.m.  (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Warehouse Fire Struck Out

Service on the CTA’s Pink Line has been suspended between the 54th/Cermak and Polk stations because of the fire, which is near CTA property between California and Western avenues.

12/29/2012

The interior of the new CTA railcars. (Credit: CTA)

CTA’s Loop Problems May Not Be Entirely Fixed Until Saturday

Problems with switches at one of the busiest rail junctions on the CTA’s rapid transit system made a mess out of the homebound commute Friday evening and could mean delays until at least Saturday afternoon on lines that use the Loop L tracks.

12/07/2012

CTA Blue Line Delays Due To Track Issue Near Rosemont

Blue Line service is experiencing major delays due to a “track condition” near Rosemont.

11/27/2012

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Person Hit, Killed By Metra Train

The person was fatally hit near the Irving Park station in the 3900 block of North Avondale Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

11/23/2012

(Credit: rinkatwrigley.com)

Warm Weather Delays Opening Of Chicago Ice Rinks

This week’s unseasonably warm weather may be perfect for Thanksgiving Day football games, but it’s a little too warm for Chicago’s outdoor ice skating rinks.

11/21/2012

Fog at Chicago's O'Hare airport. (CBS)

Fog Causes Delays For Thanksgiving Travel

A dense fog blanketing Chicago is affecting Thanksgiving travel plans on Wednesday.

11/21/2012

United Airlines

Computer Problems Cause Havoc For United Airlines Passengers

A major computer outage at United Airlines delayed flights for thousands of travelers across the globe on Thursday, the third time this year a computer problem has hit the world’s largest airline.

11/15/2012

South Shore Train

Major Delays On South Shore Line

A power failure on the South Shore line in Northwest Indiana is causing a major headache for commuters this morning.

10/17/2012

Nearly 90 flights were canceled after a power outage at Midway Airport. (CBS)

After Power Outage, Midway Delays To Spill Into Weekend

A power outage on Midway’s airfield grounded dozens of flights and hundreds of passengers. The outage lasted for four hours, and CBS 2 learned the delays will be spilling into the weekend.

06/29/2012

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Blue Line Delays Expected This Week

Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.

05/28/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red Line Trains Delayed Due To Report Of Smoke

Red Line trains are experiencing residual delays after service was temporarily stopped due to a report of smoke near the Clark and Division stop, according to the CTA.

02/22/2012

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak: Freight Trains Delay 99 Percent Of Chicago-To-New Orleans Runs

Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Brown And Purple Line Trains Delayed Due To Track Walker

At the height of the morning rush Thursday, someone saw fit to walk around on the busy Red-Brown-Purple Line ‘L’ tracks near Fullerton Avenue and slow down the commute for everybody.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Apologizes For Monday’s Union Station Delays

Metra is apologizing to riders a day after signal problems forced Union Station commuters to experience lengthy delays, crowded conditions and communication issues.

01/10/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Switching Problems Cause Metra Delays At Union Station

Metra trains were delayed up to 45 minutes Monday night because of a switching problem near a Downtown station.

01/09/2012

Metra Train

Delays On Metra North Central Line After Car Hits Train

A Metra North Central line train was hit by a car this morning near Steeger Road west of Rand Road.

11/29/2011

Holiday Travel

Crowds Swarm At O’Hare For Thanksgiving Holiday

Gas prices and airfares are higher this year than last, but cost isn’t keeping people home for the holidays.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

UIC-Halsted Blue Line Stop

Weekend Maintenance To Cause Delays On Blue Line

Late night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this weekend as maintenance work is expected to cause minor delays.

11/12/2011

Freight Train Fire

Metra Line Running, But Delayed, After Derailment

Metra commuters can expect more delays during their morning commute Friday, a day after the fiery freight train derailment that halted the Milwaukee District-West line near Bartlett.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

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